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New York Times, Friday, November 23, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,868

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Island east of Java : BALI
5
Tower locale : BABEL
10
Stinging remark : BARB
14
Ribicoff et al. : ABES
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Separately : APART
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Biblical brother : ESAU
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Quit : CASHINONESCHIPS
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Between F.D.R. and D.D.E. : HST
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Virginia : DARE
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British P.M. : HEATH
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Counterpart of Fahr. : CENT
24
Times : ERAS
26
Balboa's vantage point : PANAMA
29
Arnold, for one : TRAITOR
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Offensive : EVIL
33
Long and snap : SHOTS
34
Labor initials : CIO
36
Quit, emotionally : GOOFFTHEDEEPEND
40
Relative : SIB
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"___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
42
Naturalness : EASE
43
Do a grammar chore : DECLINE
45
Calls up : PHONES
47
Egyptian dancing girl : ALME
48
Family : CLAN
49
Pool member : STENO
52
Loam : SOIL
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Prefix for angle or pod : TRI
56
Quit : THROWINTHETOWEL
60
Galway islands : ARAN
61
Chewer : MOLAR
62
Young Moses's river : NILE
63
Qualifiers : BUTS
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Shackles : IRONS
65
Cameo material : ONYX
Down
1
Musical genius : BACH
2
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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For fear that : LEST
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Sort of: Suffix : ISH
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Top ___ : BANANA
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Nautical direction : APORT
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Curse : BANE
8
Poetic word : ERE
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Mil. officers : LTS
10
Command : BEHEST
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World area : ASIA
12
Kind of attention : RAPT
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Kind of league : BUSH
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Bibliography notation : IDEM
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Carriage : CHAISE
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Junior bovine : CALF
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Eat away : ERODE
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Scold : RATE
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Throws : PEGS
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Sidestep : AVOID
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Weeper of myth : NIOBE
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Pronoun : THESE
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Malibu sight : OCEAN
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Wash : RINSE
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Glistened : SHONE
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Certain writings : ODES
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Uncultivated : FALLOW
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Prepare the Yule tree : TRIM
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Lowly worker : PEON
44
Rules : CANONS
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Toolbox essential : PLIERS
46
Cease : HALT
48
Cagney role : COHAN
49
Brief effort : STAB
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Traffic-sign word : THRU
51
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
52
Normandy town : STLO
53
Pollux or St. Paul : TWIN
54
Count on : RELY
55
Holly : ILEX
57
German measure : IMI
58
Hide ___ hair : NOR
59
Lennon partner : ONO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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